East of Scotland Paediatric Neuromuscular Service

Contact information

0131 536 0000
Royal Hospital for Children & Young People
50 Little France Crescent
, ,
EH16 4TJ

55.9212805, -3.1386348

The East of Scotland Paediatric neuromuscular service is supported by the Scottish Muscle Network. The Scottish Muscle Network (SMN) is a national managed clinical network (NMCN) originally established in 1998 with charitable funding from the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign. The SMN is now funded by NHS National Services Division (NSD).

How to access the service

Patients can be referred to the service by a consultant or GP.

The team

Dr K McWilliam

Paediatric Neurologist

Gillian Mitchell

Care Advisor

Gillian supports both children and adults with muscle disease, living in the Borders, Lothiand and Fife. Get in touch with Gillian by E: gillian.paton@nhs.net or T: 0131 537 1063.

Dr Steve Cunningham

Respiratory Consultant

Dr Cheryl Longman


Other key people in the team can be found:  www.smn.scot.nhs.uk



Clinics are held at Royal Hospital for Sick Children

  • Neuromuscular clinic once a month